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Arab Heritage Month

Arab American Heritage Month is celebrated across the US during the month of April. At Northwestern we honor this month celebrating everyone from the SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African) region. AHM is put on entirely by campus partners and lead by Northwestern's Middle Eastern Student Association.



AHM Kickoff-Norris Tabling

March 31 Friday - 12-4

MENA will be fundraising at the front tables in Norris from 12pm-4pm selling yummy Arab sweets and foods followed by painting the rock from 4pm-5pm!


Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

Friday April 7 5-7pm  Wildcat room Norris 

Come join MENA SA in the Norris Wildcat Room from 5pm-7pm to learn the art of calligraphy. Write your name or favorite Arabic phrases in beautiful artistry and have a good time!

Bilingual Arabic & English Poetry Academic Conversation

April 10 12:30 (MENA Studies) 

Zeina Hashem Poetry Reading

April 11 (MENA Studies) 

Arab Expressions

Friday 28th Location: TBD

Join us for our 2nd Annual Arab Expressions event, where we will have students engage in Arab culture through poetry and song. There will be dabke and oud playing for further entertainment and, of course, dinner provided!

Mohammed El Kurd Speaking Event

In collaboration with NUCHR, MENA is hosting Mohammed El Kurd in a speaker panel to discuss Palestinians’ strive for justice, equal human rights, and the pursuit of freedom.